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In Packhum's Latin corpus (PHI5.3), each author is identified by a four-digit code. For example, Caesar is 0448, while Cicero is 0474, and Seneca the Younger is 1017. Each work is then given a three-digit number (counting up from 001), so Seneca's Oedipus is filed under "1017 006".

Do the author numbers have any meaning? Unlike the work numbers, they don't seem to be sequential (there is no 0449, 0475, or 1018, for example), which makes me think they're conveying some other information.

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  • Is there a (full) list of the author numbers somewhere? It's easier to see patterns in more data. – Joonas Ilmavirta Sep 22 '20 at 20:53
  • @JoonasIlmavirta Here and here, though neither is in numerical order unfortunately. – Draconis Sep 22 '20 at 20:58
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In case it helps someone figure this out, here are the authors in numerical order. This is a sorted version of the list of authors. The years indicate when the person lived. When unsure, it gives known dates of consulship or other activities. In some cases the name given in the list is not unique enough to identify the person, and I may have misidentified some authors.

The authors appear to be in rough but not exact chronological order.

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Code Years Name
LAT0002 153 BCE or 172 BCE Titus Annius Luscus
LAT0004 340 BCE – ~280 BCE Appius Claudius Caecus
LAT0005 ? Aquilius, comoed.
LAT0007 ? Atilius
LAT0010 85 BCE – 42 BCE (junior) / ? – 77 BCE (senior) Marcus Iunius Brutus [iur.]
LAT0013 ~220 BCE – ~166 BCE Caecilius Statius
LAT0016 ~180 BCE – 112 BCE Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi
LAT0019 ? Gaius Papirius Carbo
LAT0022 234 BCE – 149 BCE Marcus Porcius Cato, Cato
LAT0025 ? Marcus Porcius Cato M.f.M.n.
LAT0027 ~200 BCE Lucius Cincius Alimentus
LAT0028 ~123 BCE Lucius Coelius Antipater
LAT0031 ~195 BCE – ~115 BCE Cornelia, mater Gracchorum
LAT0034 ? Gaius Scribonius Curio avus
LAT0037 ? Gaius Scribonius Curio pater
LAT0043 ~239 BCE – 169 BCE Quintus Ennius
LAT0046 ~50 BCE Cornelius Epicadus
LAT0058 ~145 BCE Q. Fabius Maximus Servilianus
LAT0061 ~270 BCE – ~200 BCE Fabius Pictor
LAT0064 ~150 BCE Gaius Fannius
LAT0067 ~80 CE – ~160 CE Favorinus
LAT0070 ~125 BCE Gnaeus Gellius
LAT0073 154 BCE – 121 BCE Gaius Sempronius Gracchus
LAT0076 ? Gaius Cassius Hemina
LAT0079 ~150 BCE Hostius
LAT0082 ? Decimus Iunius Silanus
LAT0085 ~18 BCE – ? Gaius Laelius Sapiens
LAT0088 ~137 BCE M. Aemilius Lepidus Porcina
LAT0091 ? Licinius Imbrex
LAT0094 ~284 BCE – ~205 BCE Lucius Livius Andronicus
LAT0097 ~180 BCE – 103 BCE Gaius Lucilius
LAT0100 ? Luscius Lanuvinus
LAT0103 ? Gnaeus Marcius vates
LAT0104 ? – ~49 BCE Gaius Memmius
LAT0106 ? Caecilius Metellus
LAT0109 ? Q. Caecilius Metellus Maced.
LAT0112 ~270 BCE – ~201 BCE Gnaeus Naevius
LAT0116 220 BCE – ~130 BCE Marcus Pacuvius
LAT0117 ? Papinius, epigram.
LAT0118 ? L. Aemilius L.f.M.n. Paulus
LAT0119 ~254 BCE – 184 BCE Titus Maccius Plautus
LAT0122 ? Aulus Postumius Albinus
LAT0125 ~176 BCE – 115 BCE Publius Mucius Scaevola
LAT0127 235 BCE – 183 BCE P. Cornel. Scipio Afr. ma.
LAT0128 185 BCE – 129 BCE P. Cornel. Scipio Aem. Afr.
LAT0130 181 BCE – 132 BCE P. Cornel. Scipio Nasica Ser.
LAT0134 ~190 BCE – ~159 BCE Publius Terentius Afer, Terence
LAT0137 ~170 BCE Titinius
LAT0140 ? Gaius Titius
LAT0143 ? Trabea
LAT0146 ? Sextus Turpilius
LAT0149 218 BCE Carmen Arvale
LAT0300 ~159 BCE – ~91 BCE Sempronius Asellio
LAT0301 ? Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus
LAT0302 143 BCE – 87 BCE Marcus Antonius
LAT0303 ~92 BCE Aurelius Opillus
LAT0306 ? Carmen Devotionis
LAT0309 ? Carmen Evocationis
LAT0312 ? Fabius Dossennus
LAT0315 ? Marcus Iunius Gracchanus
LAT0321 ? Porcius Licinus
LAT0324 ? Saserna
LAT0327 ? L. Aelius Praeconinus Stilo
LAT0330 ~100 BCE Volcacius Sedigitus
LAT0400 170 BCE – ~86 BCE Lucius Accius
LAT0401 ? Aufustius
LAT0402 ~50 BCE Valerius Aedituus
LAT0404 ~75 BCE Lucius Afranius
LAT0405 ? Clodius Tuscus
LAT0406 ? Publius Alfenus Varus
LAT0408 83 BCE – 30 BCE Marcus Antonius triumvir
LAT0409 ? – 42 BCE Quintus Cornificius
LAT0410 ? Aprissius (?)
LAT0412 ? Gaius Aquilius Gallus
LAT0413 ? Gavius Bassus
LAT0414 ? Lucius Arruntius
LAT0416 ? Lucius Ateius Praetextatus
LAT0418 ? – 77 BCE Titus Quinctius Atta
LAT0419 114 BCE – 14 BCE Lucius Orbilius Pupillus
LAT0420 ? Publius Aufidius Namusa
LAT0423 ? Lucius Herennius Balbus
LAT0425 ? Publius Rutilius Lupus
LAT0426 ? Bellum Africum [Anonymous]
LAT0428 ? Bellum Alexandrinum [Anonymous]
LAT0430 ? Bellum Hispaniense [Anonymous]
LAT0432 103 BCE – ? Marcus Furius Bibaculus
LAT0436 85 BCE – 42 BCE (junior) / ? – 77 BCE (senior) Marcus Iunius Brutus [tyr.]
LAT0442 ~69 BCE Aulus Caecina
LAT0444 82 BCE – ~45 BCE Marcus Caelius Rufus
LAT0445 ? Gaius vel Lucius Caepasius
LAT0446 ? Quintus Servilius Caepio
LAT0448 100 BCE – 44 BCE Gaius Iulius Caesar, Caesar
LAT0450 ? Lucius Iulius Caesar
LAT0451 ? Sinnius Capito
LAT0452 ~130 BCE – 87 BCE Gaius Iulius Caesar Strabo
LAT0454 ? Marcus Calidius
LAT0455 ? Gaius Calpurnius Piso
LAT0456 82 BCE – 47 BCE Gaius Licinius Macer Calvus
LAT0458 106 BCE – ? Publius Cannutius
LAT0460 ? – 82 BCE Gaius Papirius Carbo Arvina
LAT0466 ? Aulus Cascellius
LAT0469 ? Lucius Cassius Longinus
LAT0470 95 BCE – 46 BCE Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis
LAT0472 ~84 BCE – ~54 BCE Gaius Valerius Catullus
LAT0473 149 BCE – 87 BCE Q. Lutatius Catulus iunior
LAT0474 106 BCE – 43 BCE Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cicero, Tully
LAT0478 102 BCE – 43 BCE Quintus Tullius Cicero
LAT0484 ~200 BCE Lucius Cincius
LAT0486 ? – 44 BCE Gaius Helvius Cinna
LAT0487 ? Publius Clodius Pulcher
LAT0488 ? Servius Clodius
LAT0490 ? Publius Cominius
LAT0492 ? Commentarii Augurum
LAT0494 ? Commentarii Consulares
LAT0496 ? Commentarius Anquisit. Sergii
LAT0498 124 BCE – 73 BCE Gaius Aurelius Cotta
LAT0500 140 BCE – 91 BCE Lucius Licinius Crassus
LAT0502 ? – 25 CE Aulus Cremutius Cordus
LAT0510 ? Publius Cornelius Dolabella
LAT0512 ~97 BCE Marcus Duronius
LAT0514 ? Egnatius
LAT0515 ? Sextus (vel Spurius) Ennius
LAT0516 ? Gaius Erucius
LAT0518 ~100 BCE Aulus Furius Antias
LAT0522 ~25 BCE Gaius Aelius Gallus
LAT0524 30 BCE – 26 CE Gaius Cornelius Gallus, Gallus
LAT0526 ? – 100 BCE Gaius Servilius Glaucia
LAT0527 ? Gannius
LAT0528 ~50 BCE Granius Flaccus
LAT0530 ~90 BCE – 43 BCE Aulus Hirtius
LAT0532 114 BCE – 50 BCE Quintus Hortensius Hortalus
LAT0533 ~64 BCE – 17 CE Gaius Iulius Hyginus
LAT0534 ? Iuventius, comoed.
LAT0535 ? Marcus Iuventius Laterensis
LAT0536 ~105 BCE – 43 BCE Decimus Laberius
LAT0537 ? Titus Labienus
LAT0538 ~80 BCE Laevius
LAT0540 ? Tullius Laurea
LAT0541 ~90 BCE – ~48 BCE Cn. Cornel. Lentulus Marcell.
LAT0546 ~50 CE Gaius Licinius Mucianus
LAT0550 ~99 BCE – ~55 BCE Titus Lucretius Carus
LAT0552 ? Quintus Lutatius Catulus
LAT0556 ? Gaius Licinius Macer
LAT0558 ~70 BCE – 8 BCE Gaius Cilnius Maecenas
LAT0560 ? Helvius Mancia
LAT0562 ? Manilius, poet.
LAT0564 ~150 BCE Manius Manilius
LAT0568 ? Gnaeus Matius
LAT0574 ? Gaius Memmius L. f.
LAT0576 103 BCE – 26 CE M. Valerius Messalla Rufus
LAT0582 ~160 BCE – 91 BCE Q. Caecilius Metellus Numid.
LAT0584 ? Mimi Poetarum Incertorum
LAT0586 ? Mummius
LAT0587 ? Naevius, iunior
LAT0588 ~110 BCE – ~25 BCE Cornelius Nepos
LAT0590 ~98 BCE – 45 BCE Publius Nigidius Figulus
LAT0591 ? Ninnius Crassus
LAT0592 ? Novius, comoed.
LAT0594 ? Lucius Novius
LAT0596 ? Numitorius
LAT0600 ? Gaius Oppius
LAT0606 ? Lucius Marcius Philippus
LAT0614 ? Q. Pompeius Q.f.A.n. Rufus
LAT0615 ? Q. Pompeius Q.f.Q.n. Rufus
LAT0616 ? Pompilius
LAT0618 ? Lucius Pomponius Bononiensis
LAT0620 ~48 BCE – ~14 BCE Sextus Propertius
LAT0622 ~60 BCE Publilius Syrus
LAT0624 ~50 BCE Quintus Claudius Quadrigarius
LAT0625 ? Lucius Quinctius
LAT0628 158 BCE – ~75 BCE Publius Rutilius Rufus
LAT0630 ? Sacra Argeorum
LAT0631 ? Gaius Sallustius Crispus
LAT0634 ? Santra
LAT0635 ? Publius Saturius
LAT0636 ? Quintus Mucius Scaevola
LAT0638 140 BCE – 83 BCE Q. Mucius Scaevola [pontifex]
LAT0640 ? Marcus Aemilius Scaurus
LAT0642 ~200 BCE Sevius Nicanor
LAT0644 ? Sextilius Ena
LAT0646 ~120 BCE – 67 BCE Lucius Cornelius Sisenna
LAT0648 ? Staberius Eros
LAT0650 ? Sueius
LAT0652 ? Lucius Cornelius Sulla
LAT0656 ~105 BCE – 43 BCE Servius Sulpicius Rufus
LAT0658 ? Tabulae Censoriae
LAT0660 ~55 BCE – 19 BCE Albius Tibullus
LAT0661 ? Ticidas
LAT0662 ? – ~4 BCE Marcus Tullius Tiro
LAT0664 ~84 BCE – 4 CE Gaius Trebatius Testa
LAT0668 ? Gnaeus Tremelius Scrofa
LAT0670 ? Quintus Aelius Tubero
LAT0672 ? Turranius Niger
LAT0674 ? Valerius, comoed.
LAT0676 ~50 BCE Valerius Antias
LAT0678 ~135 BCE – 82 BCE Quintus Valerius Soranus
LAT0680 ~50 BCE Gaius Valgius Rufus
LAT0682 ~74 BCE – 14 BCE Lucius Varius Rufus
LAT0684 116 BCE – 27 BCE Marcus Terentius Varro, Varro
LAT0686 82 BCE – ~35 BCE P. Terentius Varro Atacinus
LAT0690 70 BCE – 19 BCE Publius Vergilius Maro, Virgil, Vergil
LAT0692 ? Appendix Vergiliana
LAT0694 ? Volumnius
LAT0703 ? Arbonius Silo
LAT0706 ? Carmen de Bello Aegyptiaco
LAT0709 ~50 BCE Domitius Marsus
LAT0721 ? Antonius Panurgus
LAT0724 ? Cloatius Verus
LAT0727 ? Cornificius Longus
LAT0730 ? Tarquitius Priscus
LAT0800 ~0 Albinovanus Pedo
LAT0803 ~9 BCE – ~76 CE Quintus Asconius Pedianus
LAT0806 ? Gaius Ateius Capito
LAT0809 ~20 CE Aufidius Bassus
LAT0812 ? Gaius Caesius Bassus
LAT0815 ~22 CE Bruttedius Niger
LAT0821 ? Bucolica Einsidlensia
LAT0824 ? Cn. Arulenus Caelius Sabinus
LAT0827 ? Caesellius Vindex
LAT0830 ? Titus Calpurnius Siculus
LAT0836 ~25 BCE – ~50 CE Aulus Cornelius Celsus
LAT0842 ? Gaius Clodius Licinus
LAT0845 ? L. Iunius Moderatus Columella
LAT0851 ~0 Cornelius Severus
LAT0854 ? Cornificius Gallus
LAT0857 ~60 CE Lucius Annaeus Cornutus
LAT0860 ~50 CE Quintus Curtius Rufus
LAT0863 ? Dorcatius
LAT0866 ? Fenestella
LAT0869 ~55 BCE – 20 CE Marcus Verrius Flaccus
LAT0875 ? Cn. Cornel. Lentulus Gaetulicus
LAT0878 ~40 BCE – 33 CE Gaius Asinius Gallus
LAT0881 ? Claudius Caesar Germanicus
LAT0884 ? Gracchus, trag.
LAT0887 ? Grattius
LAT0890 ? Homerus Latinus
LAT0893 65 BCE – 8 BCE Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Horace
LAT0899 ? Hyginus Astronomus
LAT0902 ? Iulius Africanus
LAT0905 ? – 10 CE Marcus Antistius Labeo
LAT0908 ~50 CE Attius Labeo
LAT0911 ? Laus Pisonis
LAT0914 X~60 BCE – ~15 CE Titus Livius, Livy
LAT0917 39 CE – 65 CE Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
LAT0920 ~50 CE Lucilius iunior
LAT0923 ? Aemilius Macer
LAT0926 ~50 CE Marcus Manilius, Manilius
LAT0929 ~43 CE Pomponius Mela
LAT0932 ? M. Valerius Messalla Corvinus
LAT0935 ? Iulius Modestus
LAT0938 ? Iulius Montanus
LAT0944 37 CE – 68 CE Imperator Nero
LAT0959 43 BCE – 18 CE Publius Ovidius Naso
LAT0963 ~40 CE Quintus Remmius Palaemon
LAT0966 ? Passienus Crispus
LAT0969 34 CE – 62 CE Aulus Persius Flaccus
LAT0972 ~27 CE – 66 CE Petronius
LAT0975 ~15 BCE – ~50 CE Phaedrus
LAT0978 24 CE – 79 CE Gaius Plinius Secundus, Pliny
LAT0981 ? Gaius Asinius Pollio
LAT0984 ~50 BCE Pompeius Trogus
LAT0987 ~40 CE Publius Pomponius Secundus
LAT0990 ? Precatio Omnium Herbarum
LAT0993 ? Precatio Terrae
LAT0996 ~25 CE – 105 CE Marcus Valerius Probus
LAT1000 ? Pupius (?)
LAT1002 ~35 CE – ~100 CE Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
LAT1005 ? Rabirius
LAT1011 ~1 CE – ~50 CE Scribonius Largus
LAT1014 ~54 BCE – ~39 CE Lucius Annaeus Seneca senior
LAT1017 ~4 BCE – 65 CE Lucius Annaeus Seneca iunior
LAT1020 ~45 CE – ~96 CE Publius Papinius Statius
LAT1023 ? Sulpicia, Caleni uxor
LAT1029 ? Turnus
LAT1032 ? Vagellius
LAT1035 ? – ~90 CE Gaius Valerius Flaccus
LAT1038 ? Valerius Maximus
LAT1041 ? Pseudo-Varro
LAT1044 ~19 BCE – ~31 CE Velleius Paterculus
LAT1047 ? Veranius
LAT1050 15 CE – 97 CE Lucius Verginius Rufus
LAT1053 ? Vibius Crispus
LAT1056 ~75 BCE – ~10 BCE Vitruvius
LAT1100 ~120 CE Calpurnius Flaccus
LAT1103 ? Priapea
LAT1203 ~0 Alfius Avitus
LAT1206 ? Lucius Ampelius
LAT1209 ? Annianus
LAT1212 ? Apuleius Madaurensis
LAT1218 ? Sentius Augurinus
LAT1221 63 BCE – 14 CE C. Iul. Caes. Augustus Octavianus
LAT1224 121 CE – 180 CE Marcus Aurelius
LAT1227 ? Balbus, grom.
LAT1229 ~150 CE Flavius Caper
LAT1234 ? Didascaliae et Argum. in Plautum
LAT1235 ? Didascaliae et Per. in Terentium
LAT1236 ~175 CE Sextus Pompeius Festus
LAT1242 ? Annius Florus
LAT1245 ~40 CE – 103 CE Sextus Iulius Frontinus
LAT1248 ~100 CE – ~168 CE Marcus Cornelius Fronto
LAT1251 ? Gaius, iur., Gaius
LAT1254 ~125 CE – ~185 CE Aulus Gellius
LAT1257 ~150 CE Granius Licinianus
LAT1260 76 CE – 138 CE Hadrianus
LAT1263 ? Hyginus, myth.
LAT1266 ~100 CE Hyginus Gromaticus
LAT1276 ~100 CE Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, Juvenal
LAT1279 ? Laelius Felix
LAT1282 ? Lentulus, mimus
LAT1285 ~110 CE – 175 CE Lucius Volusius Maecianus
LAT1291 ? Marianus
LAT1294 41 CE – ~103 CE Marcus Valerius Martialis
LAT1297 ? Marullus
LAT1306 ? Lucius Neratius Priscus
LAT1318 61 CE – ~113 CE C. Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Pliny
LAT1321 ~140 CE Sextus Pomponius
LAT1327 ? Sabidius
LAT1336 ? Scaevus Memor
LAT1339 ? Septimius Serenus
LAT1342 ? Siculus Flaccus
LAT1345 ~28 CE – ~103 CE Silius Italicus
LAT1348 ~69 CE – ~125 CE Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus
LAT1351 ~56 CE – ~120 CE Cornelius Tacitus
LAT1357 53 CE – 117 CE Imp. Marcus Ulpius Traianus, Trajan
LAT1363 ~100 CE Aemilius Asper
LAT1370 ~125 CE Quintus Terentius Scaurus
LAT1374 ~150 CE Velius Longus
LAT1377 ? Fragmenta Bobiensia
LAT1380 ? Philumenus medicus
LAT1500 ? Altercatio Hadr. et Epicteti
LAT1506 ? Anonymi Fragmenta de Iure Fisci
LAT1512 ~150 CE Pomponius Porphyrio
LAT1515 ? Quintus Serenus (Sammonicus)
LAT1518 ~175 CE Terentianus Maurus
LAT1604 ? Iulius Atherianus
LAT1672 ? Iulius Valerius
LAT1908 ? Gallus Antipater
LAT2000 ~400 CE Ablabius
LAT2002 ? Albinus, poet.
LAT2003 ? Caelius Apicius
LAT2028 ~350 CE Chalcidius
LAT2097 ? Sextus Paconianus
LAT2123 ~350 CE Publilius Optatianus Porfyrius
LAT2150 ~300 CE – ~375 CE Zeno of Verona
LAT2300 ? Aemilius Sura
LAT2301 ? – 526 CE Q. Aurelius Memmius Symmachus
LAT2302 ? – 376 CE L. Aurel. Avianius Symmachus
LAT2305 ~450 CE Caelius Aurelianus
LAT2331 ? Scriptores Historiae Augustae
LAT2335 ? Anonymi de Differentiis [Fronto]
LAT2349 ~400 CE Maurus Servius Honoratus, Servius
LAT2434 ? Hilarius Arelatensis
LAT2456 ? Parthenius Presbyter
LAT2468 354 CE – 430 CE Aurelius Augustinus
LAT2806 ? Iustinianus, Justinian, Digest
LAT3211 ? Argum. Aen. et Tetrast.
LAT9221 ? Paulus Quaestor
LAT9254 ? Titius, gram.
LAT9500 ? Anonymi Epici et Lyrici
LAT9505 ? Anonymi Comici et Tragici
LAT9510 ? Anonymi Grammatici
LAT9969 ? Vita Iuvenalis
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    This would suggest some sort of chronological order to me? Have only glanced at a few names. – Cerberus Sep 23 '20 at 12:20
  • @Cerberus That sounds possible. Adding some years of birth and death to (some of) these names would probably tell whether that is the case. – Joonas Ilmavirta Sep 23 '20 at 12:55

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